New York Times, Thursday, March 20, 2008

Author: Stephen Edward Anderson
Editor: Will Shortz
Stephen Edward Anderson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Anderson. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Big kid? : GOAT
5. Burns and Cowper : BARDS
10. Sit heavily : PLOP
14. Sch. of the Runnin' Rebels : UNLV
15. Apply : EXERT
16. Locale of the highways H1 and H2 : OAHU
17. Served to perfection? : ACED
18. Animal in the 2005 film "Madagascar" : LEMUR
19. Sound of silver striking crystal : TING
20. South-of-the-border border town portmanteau : MEXICALIMEXICO
23. "___ certainly do not!" : NOI
24. Te-___ cigars : AMO
25. Plains border town portmanteau : KANORADOKANSAS
33. Downed : EATEN
34. Cellar stock : WINES
35. Cheerful, proud, powerful sort, it's said : LEO
36. Each state, symbolically : STAR
37. Displayed audacity : DARED
38. Fire starter? : PYRO
39. Up to : TIL
40. Cattle-herding canine : CORGI
41. Usher to the parlor : SEEIN
42. Mid-Atlantic border town portmanteau : DELMARDELAWARE
45. Issue pikes and poleaxes, e.g. : ARM
46. Switzerland's ___ Léman : LAC
47. South-central border town portmanteau : TEXARKANATEXAS
55. Minestrone morsels : ORZO
56. "The Big Trail" or "The Big Stampede" : OATER
57. Source for an outburst : NOVA
58. The Putumayo River forms part of its northern border : PERU
59. Two bells, in a sailor's middle watch : ONEAM
60. Pressing need? : IRON
61. Milk dispenser : TEAT
62. Encounters : MEETS
63. Donkey ___ : KONG
1. Acquisition of the U.S. in the Spanish-American War : GUAM
2. A while ago : ONCE
3. Doonesbury's daughter in "Doonesbury" : ALEX
4. Takeout alternative : TVDINNER
5. 1950s-'70s Chevy : BELAIR
6. Jump and a twist : AXEL
7. Do trailers? : REMI
8. Run (out of) : DRUM
9. Like some poorly washed windows : STREAKED
10. Aphrodisiac, perhaps : POTION
11. Not of the cloth : LAIC
12. "Horrors!" : OHNO
13. Palooka : PUG
21. Nighttime scavenger, informally : COON
22. $hopping season? : XMAS
25. Holmes of "Dawson's Creek" : KATIE
26. In the least : ATALL
27. Bestow : AWARD
28. Doleful air : DIRGE
29. Buck ___, first African-American coach in Major League Baseball : ONEIL
30. More foxy : SLYER
31. Raptor's perch : AERIE
32. "So ___?" : SOON
33. Abbr. before a date : ESTD
37. Campus digs : DORMROOM
38. Dove : PEACENIK
40. Italian sweetie : CARA
41. Team letters : SWAT
43. Hit the limit : MAXOUT
44. Bells and whistles, say : ALARMS
47. Decision-making diagram : TREE
48. Fitch of Abercrombie & Fitch : EZRA
49. Sugar ___, Marilyn Monroe's role in "Some Like It Hot" : KANE
50. To ___ (just so) : ATEE
51. Straight up : NEAT
52. Tic-tac-toe choice : XORO
53. Skin So Soft maker : AVON
54. Trolled : SANG
55. Make up one's mind : OPT

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